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ball joint flip on a 2000 tacoma

Discussion in 'Street Trucks' started by MarkeeMarkzz, Mar 5, 2013.

  1. Mar 5, 2013 at 5:39 PM
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    MarkeeMarkzz

    MarkeeMarkzz [OP] New Member

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    After installing 3in lowering blocks on my yode, i attempted to do a ball joint flip on the front to get a 2 in drop. I fought with the press bolts for awhile, finally get it flipped and ready to put back together to find the stock pressbolts are too short. :mad: What bolts do i need to get to make this work? Any advice would be appreciated
     
  2. Mar 5, 2013 at 6:51 PM
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    Dmonkey

    Dmonkey Drop it Drop it Low

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    via a member named Dx-r at custom tacos:

    For the lower B/J

    (8) 1/2"-20x 3 1/4" bolts,

    (8) 1/2"-20 nuts

    (20) 1/2" washers

    For the upper B/J

    (8) 5/16"x 2 1/4" bolts

    (8) 5/16" nuts,

    (16) 3/8" (nuts to stack as spacers in the gaps.)
     
  3. Mar 5, 2013 at 7:02 PM
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    Az lowtacoma

    Az lowtacoma Mini Truckin'

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    k&n cold air intake 57 series, flowmaster 50 series delta flow, viper alarm, auto door locks, big three upgrade, kinetik hc1400r battery, 1/0 gauge wire, Pioneer 4500, Streetacos 3" tapered blocks, Belltech 3" drop leafs, Qa1 coil overs with 550lbs coils, ball joint flip, rear KYB Monomax shocks, 18x8 +40 Enkei Kojins, 225/40/18 Nittio Motivo tires, LCE drilled and slotted rotors, Hawk HPS brake pads, roll pan, 01+ taillights
    Brian (beefed taco) has a website called Streetacos that sells anything and everything for lowering including ball joint flip kits
     
  4. Mar 13, 2013 at 2:45 PM
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    MarkeeMarkzz

    MarkeeMarkzz [OP] New Member

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    I flipped them and now something is squeaking when i turn?
     
  5. Mar 13, 2013 at 4:26 PM
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    StAndrew

    StAndrew Wait for it...

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    Pics? How to? :popcorn:
     
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